asian carp http://wemu.org en Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Applauds Great Lakes Mutual Aid Compact http://wemu.org/post/michigan-league-conservation-voters-applauds-great-lakes-mutual-aid-compact <p>Leaders of states and Canadian provinces that border the Great Lakes have agreed to a mutual aid agreement in which staff and expertise will be shared to fight invasive species like the Asian Carp.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Patty Birkholz is Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.&nbsp; She says working together is good.<br /><br />"I think it's very important because the Great Lakes belong to all of the Great Lakes region, not just one or two states or provinces," Birkholz says.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 23:51:48 +0000 Bob Eccles & Taylor Pinson 45079 at http://wemu.org Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Applauds Great Lakes Mutual Aid Compact Michigan Reponds To Corps Of Engineers Carp Proposal http://wemu.org/post/michigan-reponds-corps-engineers-carp-proposal <p><strong>Michigan replies to Army corps invasive species report</strong><br /><br /><br />Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed the state's response to the US Army Corps of Engineers invasive species report. Schuette says his biggest complaint is the report fails to outline an aggressive plan to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:06:28 +0000 Rick Pluta 43766 at http://wemu.org Michigan Reponds To Corps Of Engineers Carp Proposal Federal Report on Asian Carp to go Under the Microsope in Lansing Tuesday http://wemu.org/post/federal-report-asian-carp-go-under-microsope-lansing-tuesday <p><strong>Lawmakers to probe Army Corps of Engineers report on invasive species Tuesday</strong><br />By Jake Neher<br /><br /><br />State lawmakers want to know whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is inflating the cost and time it would take to keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes.<br /><br />Army Corp officials will face questions from legislators Tuesday about a report it released last month. It says separating the lakes from the Mississippi River would take more than two decades and up to $18 billion to complete.<br /> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:46:14 +0000 Bob Eccles 41679 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment: Great Lakes Growing Threat - Asian Carp http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-great-lakes-growing-threat-asian-carp <p>This month on 89.1 WEMU's <a href="http://wemu.org/programs/first-friday-focus-environment"><em>First Friday Focus on the Environment,</em></a> we we will explore &nbsp;a growing threat in the region - Asian Carp. We look into its growing threat of expanding territories to the world's greatest freshwater resource, the Great Lakes.</p><p>The Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.glc.org/"><strong>Great Lakes Commission</strong></a>, Tim Eder joins us to talk about the issue and what can be done to establish a long-term solution.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:21:46 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 38669 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment: Great Lakes Growing Threat - Asian Carp First Friday Focus on the Environment http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-48 <p>Fighting to&nbsp; keep Asian carp out of the great lakes.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:55:06 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 14627 at http://wemu.org